October 6, 2020

JobKeeper Payment Extension – What do You Need to do Now?

  On 28th September 2020, the JobKeeper payment scheme entered the next phase seeing the payment extended until 28 March 2021. There are two separate extension […]
September 2, 2020

JobKeeper 2.0 legislation passed

JobKeeper 2.0 legislation has now passed both houses, with minor amendments that will ensure accountants are entrusted with issuing the 10 per cent decline in turnover […]
August 10, 2020

Government confirms JobKeeper 2.0 turnover tweak

  Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced that eligibility for JobKeeper 2.0 will now be based on single quarters, in light of the stage 4 restrictions facing […]
July 21, 2020

JobKeeper extended but eligibility and rates to change

  JobKeeper will be extended beyond September, but businesses will face fresh eligibility tests based on actual declines in turnover, as Treasury releases its review of […]
May 28, 2020

Victoria’s Business Support Fund Extended to JobKeeper Participants

On 23 March, the Victorian Government announced its $500 million Business Support Fund as part of a $1.7 billion stimulus package. Initially only available to small […]
April 22, 2020

ATO confirms ‘one in, all in’ JobKeeper feature

Employers will not be allowed to cherry-pick employees to put forward for the JobKeeper payment scheme, the ATO has now confirmed.   The ATO has now […]
April 9, 2020

‘Guidance has never been so important’: $130bn JobKeeper legislation passes

‘Guidance has never been so important’: $130bn JobKeeper legislation passes   A special one-day sitting of Parliament has now approved the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and […]
March 31, 2020


COVID-19 STIMULUS PACKAGE: JOBKEEPER PAYMENTS   Over the weekend, the Federal Government announced an investment of $130 billion to subsidise wages of Australian businesses in order […]